Khon Kaen Zoo Newborn Albino Barking Deer

Khon Kaen Zoo debuts albino barking deer cub

Khon Kaen Zoo has welcomed the latest member of the zoo’s animal family, with a newborn albino barking deer now ready to be admired...
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WATCH: Elephant Conservation in Chiang Mai in the Covid Era

Chiang Mai’s elephant-touring industry has been hard-hit by the coronavirus pandemic and the loss of foreign tourists, but some camps focusing on breeding an...
Chiang Mai Smog Dust Haze Pollution Air Thailand

11 Foreign Consulates Bless Chiang Mai 2021 Dust-Prevention Plan

Chiang Mai’s governor apologized to envoys from 11 foreign countries about the northern province’s abysmal air quality and laid out plans to do better...
Bryde's Whale Surat Thani Thailand Mu Ko Ang Thong National Park

Bryde’s Whale Returns to S. Thailand Marine National Park

A Bryde’s whale was spotted feeding at the edge of Surat Thani’s Mu Ko Ang Thong National Park Tuesday, illustrating how the marine ecosystem...
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Bangkok, Chiang Mai Air to Worse with PM 2.5 Surge Through...

Already bad, Bangkok’s air is about to get worse with dangerous “PM 2.5” dust set to increase further in urban areas through Jan. 25,...
UNESCO World Heritage Kaeng Krachan forest

UNESCO Dismisses Human-Rights Concerns, Names Kaeng Krachan World Heritage Site

UNESCO’s World Heritage Committee on Monday agreed to list Thailand’s Kaeng Krachan forest complex as a world natural heritage site over the objections of...
Low water in the Mekong River stretches through Thailand and into Vietnam.

Time Running Out for Mighty Mekong

The scarcity of water in the river is causing an ecological disaster in Southeast Asia — and China is the culprit

Christmas Eve to Bring ‘Gift’ of Deadly PM 2.5 Smog to...

Construction halted, schools cancel outdoor activities Dec. 24-29
Lumpini Park is a rare oasis of green in the middle of Bangkok's Silom business district. (Photo: Bangkok Herald)

‘Nuisance’ Trees, ‘Unnecessary’ Parks Taking Root as Bangkok Slowly Gets Greener

Environmental movement branches out, converting concrete-loving stalwarts
PM2.5 Black Smoke Air Pollution Trucks Bangkok Thailand

Bangkok’s Bad Air Returns with PM2.5 Alert Today

Bangkok’s bad air will return in force today through Thursday as particulate matter 2.5 micrometers and smaller (PM2.5) will rise due to air stagnation,...
Overtourism nearly destroyed Maya Bay. It will reopen after 3.5 years with tour boats limited. Photo by Humphrey Muleba on Unsplash

Thailand’s Maya Bay to Reopen Jan. 1 After 42-Month Closure

Thailand will reopen the famed Maya Bay in the Phi Phi Islands on Jan. 1 which has been closed since mid-2018 to recover from...
Thailand Mangrove Forest in Trat Province

Thailand to Plant More Mangroves to Combat Air Pollution

Thailand plans to increase the amount of land devoted to mangrove forests to combat air pollution. Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha ordered the Ministry of Natural...
Snorkeling Diving Scuba Sea Turtle Conservation Center Thailand Sattahip Navy Thai

TAT, Thai Navy to Stress Marine Safety, Conservation to Push Sustainable...

The Tourism Authority of Thailand and Royal Thai Navy will promote marine safety and conservation of marine natural resources to fuure tourists to further...
Six Senses Ko Yao Noi

Phuket Hotels’ Ecotourism Efforts Win HICAP 2020 Sustainability Awards

Six Senses Ko Yao Noi, Phuket Hotels for Islands Sustaining Tourism in Thailand meet sustainable-development challenges
An aerial view of Benjakitti Forest Park in November. More work remains to be done.

Largely Accessible Now, Expanded Banjakitti Park Set for Feb. Completion

Bangkok’s largest forest park in Klong Toei District is scheduled to be opened early next year. Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha posted on his Facebook page...
Burmese workers sort freshly-landed fish at the public fishing port in Ranong

Thailand Moves to Bring Marine Conservation Efforts in Line with American...

Thailand is moving toward bringing its marine conservation and management practices in line with American laws in hopes of convincing the world the kingdom...
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